People

Principal Investigator

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Kit Parker, Ph.D.
Tarr Family Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics
Wyss Institute for Biologically-Inspired Engineering
Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
29 Oxford St., Pierce Hall 321, Cambridge, MA 02138

Visiting Faculty

General Michael D. Phillips, Ph.D.
T: 617-496-0034
29 Oxford St., Room 107B, Cambridge, MA 02138

Kwanwoo Shin, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Chemistry
Director, Institute of Biological Interfaces
Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

Staff Scientists

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Patrick Campbell
T: 617-495-4870
58 Oxford St., Room 405, Cambridge, MA 02138

Angie Greer
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224, Cambridge, MA 02138

John Ferrier
T: 617-496-0448
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Jack Zhou
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Postdoctoral Fellows

Alanna Gannon
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Thomas Grevesse
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Johan Ulrik Lind
T: 617-496-1697
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

Luke MacQueen
T: 617-495-4870
58 Oxford St., Room 406, Cambridge, MA 02138

Ben Maoz
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Sung Jin Park
T: 617-496-1697
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

Benjamin Pope
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Lisa Scudder
T: 617-496-1697
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sean

Sean Sheehy
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Moran Yadid
T: 617-496-1697
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

Louise Lagendijk
T: 617-496-1697
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

Michael Rosnach
T: 617-496-0448
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

John Zimmerman
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Graduate Students

Seungkuk Ahn
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Andrew Capulli
T: 617-495-4870
58 Oxford St., Room 406, Cambridge, MA 02138

Christophe Chantre
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Aaron Glieberman
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Grant Gonzalez
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Blakely Bussie O’Connor
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Alexander Peyton Nesmith
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Nina Sinatra
T: 617-495-4870
58 Oxford St., Room 406, Cambridge, MA 02138

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George Touloumes
T: 617-495-4870
58 Oxford St., Room 406, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sean L. Kim

Undergraduate Students

Alexander Cho
T: 617-496-0448
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Karaghen Hudson
T: 617-496-0448
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

John Doyle
T: 617-496-0448
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sayo Eweje
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Ian Perkins
60 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Brian Fountaine
60 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Lauren Dickinson
60 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Charles Alver
60 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Madeleine Dahl
60 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Gabriela Berner
60 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Faculty Administrator

Mary Taylor
T: 617-496-2795
29 Oxford St., Room 328A Pierce Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138
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What's New

Congratulations to Parker Lab Post-doc Johan Lind, Ph.D., on the publication of his Heart-on-a-Chip paper in Nature Materials on October 24! October 25th, 2016

Robotic Stingray wins Popular Science “Best of What’s New” Award October 19th, 2016

Congratulations to Professor Kit Parker and Sung-Jin Park on the Robotic Stingray being named a winner in the Engineering Category of Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” 2016.  Read more here.
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Photo courtesy of Karaghen Hudson and Michael Rosnach

Senator Susan Collins Visits the DBG October 14th, 2016

The DBG had the pleasure of hosting United States Senator Susan Collins of Maine for a tour of the lab on October 13, 2016.  Pictured below are (clockwise from top left) :  Senator Collins with DBG Veterans Ian Perkins, John Doyle, Brian Fountaine, Alex Cho, John Ferrier, and Madeleine Dahl, DBG Artist in Residence Karaghen Hudson, and DBG Visiting Scholar General Michael D. Phillips, USA (Ret); Senator Collins with Professor Kit Parker;  Senator Collins with PhD Student Andrew Capulli; Senator Collins with Post Doctoral Fellow Alanna Gannon.

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Tongue-on-a-chip October 4th, 2016

Congratulations to Parker Lab Ph.D. student Peyton Nesmith on the publication of  “A human in vitro model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy muscle formation and contractility” in the October 3 issue of The Journal of Cell Biology.  Read more about the importance of this research here.

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Illustration by Karaghen Hudson

General Daniel B. Allyn visits the DBG September 14th, 2016

The DBG had the pleasure of hosting General Daniel B. Allyn, Vice Chief of Staff of the US Army, for a tour of the lab on September 14, 2016.  Pictured here with General Allyn are (left to right) lab members and Veterans Ian Perkins (USA), Angie Greer (USA), Ben Maoz (IDF), General Allyn, Prof. Kit Parker (LTC, Reserves), John Ferrier (USAF), Alex Cho (USMC), and BG Michael Phillips USA (Ret.).

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